Theses & Dissertations

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Theses and dissertations are scholarly essays incorporating original research on a topic and are usually written as part of the requirements for a graduate degree.

How to find University of Guelph theses

2010 to present

  • Search The Atrium where content is free and electronically accessible to anyone

1998 to present

1997 to present

  • Search Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest) for full text electronic dissertations and theses
  • Only citations & abstracts are available prior 1997
  • Search by keyword, title, advisor or school, or browse by subject

Guelph theses & dissertations

  • Microform or paper versions are catalogued in Omni
    • Search by author, title, keyword, or department with the phrase - "University of Guelph thesis"
  • A paper copy of all theses published between 1966 and 2011 is held in Annex storage
    • To access the paper copy, place a hold in Omni on the Annex copy
  • A paper copy of all theses published prior to 1966 is held in Archives and Special Collections

How to find other dissertations

Borrow non U of G theses

  • To borrow a non U of G thesis, see if a circulating copy is available by searching in Omni
  • If you do not find the item, fill out the request form and we will do our best to locate the item

Buy your own copy of a thesis

  • If the title you want is not available on loan, purchase a copy online via Dissertation Express. The purchase is not subsidised by the library.
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